Have you ever wondered if Naturopathic Doctors are REAL doctors?
Have you ever wondered if Naturopathic Doctors are REAL doctors? I’ve been called a “witch doctor”, a “homeopathic doctor”, an “herb doctor” and the list goes on…but YES, ND’s are REAL doctors!
In order to be licensed as a primary care, general practice physician one must graduate from a FOUR-YEAR, professional-level program at a FEDERALLY accredited naturopathic medical school. Currently there are only SEVEN:
Make sure you do your research and ask for credentials before your seek care from a ND. I have seen people claim they are ND’s and received their degree ONLINE. You can search for a licensed ND in your area HERE.
Our scope of practice includes:
- Botanical Medicine
- Physical Medicine
- Minor Surgery
- Extensive Lifestyle and Nutrition Counseling
- IV Therapy
- …and much much more!
ND’s also take and pass TWO national board exams that covers basic sciences, diagnostics and clinical sciences.
We also undergo background checks and finger printing.
As ND's we also abide by these 6 principles:
Ready to incorporate a licensed ND into your healthcare? I am available for free 15-minute consults! Schedule HERE.